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Bipolar segmental clavicle fracture

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We present a case of a combined medial and lateral segmental clavicle fracture. Open reduction and internal fixation of both fractures was performed with a return to full activities. Combined medial and lateral fractures of the clavicle are exceptionally rare. The relevant medical literature and treatment of this injury is discussed.

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Miller, D., Smith, K.D. & McClelland, D. Bipolar segmental clavicle fracture. Eur J Orthop Surg Traumatol 19, 337–339 (2009). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00590-009-0425-y

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